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March 2019

TRUTHSayers: Karamo Brown
March 1 @ 7:00 pm

Television Host and Culture Expert on the Emmy-nominated Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, Karamo Brown says that the key to his success is tapping into the many facets of his identity. Whether as an openly gay man, a black man, a single father, or psychotherapist, Karamo strategically utilizes the strengths of his different identities to achieve success – and teaches others to do the same. Karamo's "Know Thyself: Using Your Uniqueness to Create Success" will be the focus of the…

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Wall of Sound: Butcher Brown
March 1 @ 9:00 pm

Butcher Brown is an up-to-the minute throwback to the great progressive jazz bands of the 60s and 70s. They are a hard-working band in an era where most groups are fleeting assemblages, together only long enough to record. Their organic coherence emerges from long collaboration as a group of equals rather than a topdown, leader/sideman lineup. Impressive as they are individually, together they are something increasingly rare: a real band, playing for their audience and for each other, on the…

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Martha Jackson Jarvis: In Conversation
March 6 @ 6:00 pm

Join FBIP artist Martha Jackson Jarvis in conversation with Thaddeus Mosley, sculptor and Carnegie International, 57th Edition, 2018 artist followed by Q & A.

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BNY Mellon Presents: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre + Dance Theatre of Harlem
March 15, 2019 to March 24, 2019

When Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Dance Theatre of Harlem joined forces in 2017 for a sold-out run at the August Wilson Center, the Post-Gazette called it “a pas de deux of voluminous proportions.” Audiences called for an encore. In March, PBT and DTH will reunite for a mixed repertory production, featuring repertoire signatures from both companies and a collaborative staging of Stanton Welch’s expressive Orange, a sweeping contemporary ballet set to music by Antonio Vivaldi. PBT will perform Rubies, the…

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Artists and Curator: In Conversation
March 16 @ 2:00 pm

Join FBIP artists and curator in conversation followed by Q & A. Panelists: Tajh Rust, Painter Kevin Snipes, Ceramic Artist Stephen Towns, Mixed Media Artist and Painter Moderator: Kilolo Luckett, Curator of Visual Arts FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  CLICK THE "BUY TICKETS" LINK TO E-MAIL US AND RSVP!

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April 2019

TruthSayers: Rob Wilson
April 1 @ 7:00 pm

Rob Wilson is a financial advisor that has been dubbed “Hip Hop’s Financial Advisor” because he is a trusted advisor to professional athletes & entertainers; Rob believes that we can all learn from their success. Rob is originally from Pittsburgh and received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his Master’s in Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Wilson has been featured on CNN, FOX 29 in Philadelphia, KDKA…

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TRAP Karaoke
April 12 @ 8:00 pm

TRAP Karaoke began in the fall of 2015 after Jason Mowatt, a music festival organizer, envisioned what he calls a “user-generated concert” experience, placing fans at the center of the concert experience. The result? A platform on top of music; a backdrop for life; a nexus into cultural participation, personal empowerment, cherished moments, human connection, and community! TRAP Karaoke is about personal empowerment, cultural participation, cherished moments, community, and creating a safe space for human connection.

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Jazzmeia Horn
April 19 @ 8:00 pm

Heralded as the future of jazz, Jazzmeia Horn is the winner of the 2015 Theolonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition. The Grammy Award nominated vocalist has appeared at such prestigious venues as The Apollo Theater, The Blue Note, Minton’s, The Jazz Standard, and Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. Jazzmeia returns to Pittsburgh to offer vocal stylings from her vast repertoire of classics and new songs of her very own.

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AWCommunity Day
April 20 @ 11:00 am

This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers and community building at August Wilson Cultural Center. Guests can enjoy dance, music, theater, and more! AWCommunity Day is a quarterly  event that is proudly sponsored by UPMC.

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How I Learned What I Learned
April 20 @ 3:00 pm

In celebration of August Wilson’s birthday, AWCommunity Day attendees can look forward to a special performance of “How I Learned What I Learned”, an autobiographical monologue originally performed by the late playwright in 2003. Wali Jamal, an accomplished actor from Pittsburgh, is among only a few men in the world who have performed this one man show. Jamal is no stranger to the work of August Wilson, he's one of the only actors to have performed in every play in…

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